just a question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Forrest_Flock, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Forrest_Flock

    Forrest_Flock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2011
    Atlanta, GA
    once a hen has grown past the age for egg laying
    is it okay for one to cull this hen for food?

    I do not have the chickens yet
    but with this small property I do not suppose I would be able
    to keep hens and have no eggs coming out

    the yard would soon get veeeery crowded haha
     
  2. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    that hen would be very tough to eat ...

    HOWEVER...you may be able to pressure cook it...
    OR make chicken stock with it...
     
  3. ginnboy

    ginnboy Out Of The Brooder

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    May 3, 2011
    I would use a slow cooker to tender her up.
     
  4. Namres

    Namres Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 15, 2011
    It would make a nice stew hen [​IMG]
     

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